Date of Issue: 17 November 2022
Price: Php 55.00 (souvenir sheet)
The Philippine Postal Corporation (Post Office) issued stamps, souvenir sheets, and official first day covers on November 17, 2022, to memorialize the historic inauguration of the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines, President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. last June 30, 2022.
Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr., also known as “Bong Bong” Marcos, was born on September 13, 1957, to former president Ferdinand Edralin Marcos Sr. and former first lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos. He ran for president in the 2022 national elections and was sworn into office on June 30, 2022.
This philatelic issuance records for posterity the event of the inauguration of President Marcos at the National Museum of Fine Arts, formerly, the Legislative Building on Padre Burgos Avenue. Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo of the Supreme Court of the Philippines administered the oath. The president holds office and residence in San Miguel, Manila at the Malacañang Palace, nicknamed by former President Ramon Magsaysay as the “Palace of the People”.